professor of strategy
university of oxford
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classes, past and present
` strategy (mba)
` strategy & innovation (mba)
` designing strategy, disruption and choice architecture (mba)
` organization theory & design (mba)
` foundations of strategy (phd/dphil)
` strategy, microfoundations & collective action (phd/dphil)
Felin, T. Kauffman, S. Koppl, R. & Longo, G. (2014). Economic opportunity and evolution: Beyond landscapes and bounded rationality. Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal. [ssrn version]
the above article is discussed in this Nature Physics piece by Mark Buchanan.
Felin, T. & Zenger, T. (2014). Closed or open innovation? Problem solving and the governance choice. Research Policy. [open access]
Koppl, R. Kauffman, S. Felin, T. & Longo, G. (2014). Economics for a creative world. Journal of Institutional Economics.
Barney, J. & Felin, T. (2013). What are microfoundations? Academy of Management Perspectives. [scribd]
special forum on microfoundations, with contributions by Sid Winter, Nicolai Foss, Henrich Greve and Andy Van de Ven.
Stirling, W. & Felin, T. (2013). Game theory, conditional preferences and social influence. PLoS ONE. [html]
Felin, T. & Knudsen, T. (2012). A theory of nascent entrepreneurship and organization. Managerial and Decision Economics. [pdf]
Argyres, N., Felin, T., Foss, N., & Zenger, T. (2012). Organizational economics of capability and heterogeneity. Organization Science. [html] [scribd]
Felin, T. (2012). Cosmologies of capability, markets and wisdom of crowds.Managerial and Decision Economics. [html]
Felin, T., Foss, N., Heimeriks, & Madsen, T. (2012). Microfoundations of routines and capabilities: individuals, processes and structures. Journal of Management Studies.
Felin, T. & Foss, N. (2012). The (proper) microfoundations of routines and capabilities: a response to Winter, Pentland, Hodgson and Knudsen. Journal of Institutional Economics. [pdf]
Stirling, W., Giraud-Carrier, C., & Felin, T. (2012). A framework for the design and synthesis of coordinated social systems. Social Informatics.
Zenger, T., Felin, T. & Bigelow, L. (2011). Theories of the firm-market boundary. Academy of Management Annals. [html] [pdf]
Felin, T. & Zenger, T. (2011). Information aggregation, matching, and radical market-hierarchy hybrids: implications for the theory of the firm. Strategic Organization. [pdf] [html]
Felin, T. & Foss, N. (2011). The endogenous origins of experience, routines and organizational capabilities: the poverty of stimulus. Journal of Institutional Economics. [pdf] [html]
King, B., Felin, T. & Whetten, D. (2010). Finding the organization in organization theory: a meta-theory of the organization as social actor. Organization Science. [pdf] [html]
Abell, P., Felin, T. & Foss, N.J. (2010). Causal and constitutive relations and the squaring of coleman's diagram: reply to Vromen. Erkenntnis. [html]
Felin, T. & Foss, N.J. (2009). Social reality, the boundaries of self-fulfilling prophecy, and economics. Organization Science. [pdf] [html]
Felin, T. & Foss, N.J. (2009). Performativity of theory, arbitrary conventions, and possible worlds: a reality check. Organization Science. [pdf] [html]
Felin, T. & Zenger, T. (2009). Entrepreneurs as theorists: on the origins of collective beliefs and novel strategies. Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal. [pdf] [html]
King, B., Felin, T. & Whetten, D. (2009). Comparative organizational analysis: an introduction. Research in the Sociology of Organizations. [pdf]
Whetten, D., Felin, T. & King, B. (2009). Theory-borrowing in organizational studies: issues and future directions. Journal of Management. [pdf] [scribd]
Felin, T., Zenger, T., & Tomsik, J. (2009). The knowledge economy: emerging organizational forms, missing microfoundations and key considerations for managing human capital. Human Resource Management.
Felin, T. & Spender, J.C. (2009). An exchange of ideas about knowledge governance: seeking first principles and microfoundations. In Knowledge Governance, edited by Foss et al. Oxford University Press.
Felin, T. & Foss, N.J. (2009). Organizational routines and capabilities: Historical drift and a course-correction toward microfoundations. Scandinavian Journal of Management. [html]
Abell, P., Felin, T. & Foss, N.J. (2008). Building microfoundations for the routines, capabilities, and performance links. Managerial and Decision Economics. [pdf] [html]
Felin, T. & Hesterly, W.S. (2007). The knowledge-based view, nested heterogeneity, and new value creation: philosophical considerations on the locus of knowledge. Academy of Management Review. [pdf] [html]
Felin, T. & Foss, N.J. (2006). Individuals and organizations: thoughts on a microfoundations project for strategic management and organizational analysis. Research Methodology in Strategy and Management.
Felin, T. & Foss, N.J. (2005). Strategic organization: a field in search of micro-foundations. Strategic Organization. [pdf] [html]
Academy of Management Review, editorial board
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